Darkside Evolution Beta ROM for T-Mobile SGS2 (SGH-T989)

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 Darkside Evolution Beta ROM Features and Tutorial

Android developers community always bring out some or the other innovation. The recent innovation that has come up is named as Darkside Evolution Beta ROM and this is meant for clean, smooth and functional user experience on T-Mobile SGS2 (SGH-T989). This is still in the Beta stage and thus there may be a few bugs which are being sorted out. But still, this ROM seems to be quite exciting and thrilling for the users who have tested this on their mobiles. Let us first look into the features of Darkside Evolution ROM for T-Mobile SGS2.

Features of Darkside Evolution ROM for T-Mobile SGS2:

Minor visual alterations




Zipalligned and Zipalligned on boot as well

Free of bloatware Changed

Stock Kernel Rotation fix

Boot animation support

Carrier label removed

MMS enhancements

Darkside scripts

Disable AT&T contact sync

Remove Yellowpages from contacts

Fixed tethering

And many more

So, are you quite impressed with the features of Darkside Evolution ROM?
Would you like to try this ROM (beta stage)? You should thank developer thederekjay from XDA developers community as the credit for building this brilliant ROM goes to him. But again, it is always better to play a safe game. We recommend that you should try flashing this ROM on your SGS2 only if you know what exactly you are doing. You need to have some technical knowledge in order to move ahead with this.

Darkside Evolution ROM for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2

Disclaimer: While trying the procedure as given below for flashing the ROM if anything goes wrong with your mobile phone then Androidust.com shall not be responsible for that.Make sure that before going ahead with the procedure you need to have ClockworkMod Recovery – NON touch recovery on the device. Also, a full wipe is recommended before flashing the ROM.

Tutorial to Flash Darkside Evolution on T-Mobile SGS2

Mind well, FLASH ONLY USING – ClockworkMod Recovery – NON touch recovery.

1. First, take back up of all the apps with Titanium back up.

2. Download ROM from the link as given at the end of the post.

3. Place ROM on root of your SD card.

4. Now, boot into Recovery Mode.

5. Take up NAND back up. 6. Flash DARKSIDE.SUPER.WIPE.

6. Flash ROM now.

7. Flashing will take some time and so have patience. Reboot now.

8. Let device stay idle for sometime, then reboot.

9. You are done. Download link for ROM:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/darkside-evo/files/latest/download ( the credit for this goes to XDA developer thederekjay who has done this brilliant work)

Detail: – ROM: :: DARKSIDE.DIGITAL.WARFARE :: Kernel: DARKSIDE X v2 BETA04 Recovery: CWM Modem: T989UVKID I

If you find the above tutorial and information helpful then kindly share your experiences with us. We welcome your responses and feedback. We are thankful to the developer for making this beautiful ROM as it seems that it will be proved as quite useful to many users.


  1. brian york says:

    Is this rom safe with the new lockup hard brick in the att 4.0 kernel?

  2. keenanbarajas says:

    You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this
    topic to be actually something that I think I would never understand.
    It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I am looking
    forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

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